Muscat: Jabel Shams recorded the lowest temperature of - 3.6 °C on Monday, January 23.
The lowest temperature recorded until 7 am on Tuesday was -2°C
The lowest recorded temperature in Jabel Shams was -9.7°C in January 2015, since monitoring began in 2003.
Muscat will have a maximum temperature of 21°C and a minimum temperature of 15°C Sohar and Sur will have temperatures in a similar range, while Salalah is also expected to have a drop in temperatures like in the northern parts of the country.
According to health experts, visitors should take care with appropriate winter clothes to avoid cold-related illness such as throat infections and flu, which has already been severe this year.
Jebel Shams is the highest peak in Oman, 3,004 meters above sea level with several summits.
It is said to be the first place where the sun sets in Oman and is popular with tourists for camping, low temperatures, stargazing, hiking,